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We are recruiting for someone to join the Bath City Farm staff team in an exciting role which supports the delivery of the Farm’s successful Roots to Health project using nature-based interventions to support people to improve their physical, mental and social wellbeing. The post holder will help deliver the Farm’s Animal Care Therapy Project specifically tailored for people living with a mental health diagnosis. 

This role will work alongside the Livestock Coordinator, Adult Programme Manager and the Farm’s Mental Health and Volunteering Lead to offer suitable animal care activities for a wide range of abilities.

We are looking for someone with experience of supporting people with a mental health diagnosis in a community and/or formal context, who also has excellent animal care knowledge and skills as well as good practical land-based skills. You will also be able to communicate diplomatically and build trust and respect with a wide range of people at all levels and be creative, innovative and passionate about the therapeutic benefits of nature-based interventions in mental health.

Key Information


Part Time - 14 hours per week Monday and Wednesday 9 am to 4.30 pm

2 years fixed term contract


Salary £22,482 (pro rata £8,393)

Key Dates

Closing Date: January 3, 2023 9:00 am

Suggested Interview Date: 09/01/2023

Bath City Farm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and of vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

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Animal Therapy Project Assistant


Salary £22,482 (pro rata £8,393)


Part Time – 14 hours per week Monday and Wednesday 9 am to 4.30 pm

Contract Type:

2 years fixed term contract


Kelston View, Whiteway, Bath

Close Date:

Tuesday, 3 January 2023

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